Ignatian Leaders: Oscar Arnulfo y Galdamez

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Romero was one of the first to speak out on behalf of the poor and fought for human rights and for the victims during El Salvador's bloody civil war. Romero's birth name is Oscar Arnulfo y Galdamez and he was born on August 15, 1917 in Ciudad Barrios, a small mountain village in El Salvador. He is the son of Guadalupe de Jesus and Santos Romero. As a result of his deep passion for learning, Romero receive an education until he was twelve years old.
Romero was invited to study at a seminary in San Miguel at the age of fourteen. After finishing his studies in San Miguel, Romero attended college at Gregorian University in Rome for six years where he earned a degree in theology. On April 4, 1942, San Miguel assigned him the position of Secretary of the Diocese for twenty three years. Romero also became an editor of the Diocesan Catholic Newspaper and the pastor of the Cathedral Church. Romero got invited to study at a seminary in San Miguel at the age of fourteen. After Romero finished his studies in San Miguel, he attended college at Gregorian University in Rome for six years where he earned a degree in theology. On April 4, 1942, San Miguel assigned him to become the Secretary of the Diocese for twenty three years. Romero also became an editor of the Diocesan Catholic Newspaper and the pastor of the…

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